3D Modeling and Renderworks

A Northern California Vectorworks Users Group

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Free and open to all. No RSVPs needed.

1.5 CES LUs

We will watch a couple of short modeling videos showing the use of the many modeling tools Vectorworks has to offer.  Also, Vectorworks 2017 now includes Renderworks for all users, and for those who are unfamiliar with how to use it to illustrate your design intent, we will help you understand its controls to light and to show materials on your 3D models.

About the Presenters:

Peter Thayer, architect, at OAG Architects Inc., has been using Vectorworks/MiniCAD software for over 15 years, providing residential and architectural services with his firm in Benicia.

Paul Majka, Principal at Paul Majka Architect Inc., is a seasoned professional in architecture with about ten years of experience with Vectorworks, and is currently running an architectural practice in San Francisco.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this program attendees will…

  1. Learn to use some of the many 3D modeling tools available in Vectorworks
  2. Learn how to light your 3D design models from a variety of sources.
  3. See where you can find textures for use on the Internet and how to create your own.
  4. Learn how to apply materials and adjust shaders for reflectance, transparency etc.

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